Meetings & Events
Easy to reach from Durham city centre, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham is perfect for both small business meetings and large eventsTel: +44 (0)191 372 7200 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
With plenty of natural light and great views of the city, our meeting rooms and banqueting suite, The Auger Suite, are ideal for your Durham event. Our facilities include a lounge area with views of the cathedral, which is a beautiful backdrop for coffee breaks, and the majority of meeting rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the River Wear. There’s also a large, private function bar, which can be hired for your exclusive use.
- 11 meeting rooms spanning a total of 1,100 m2
- Accommodation for up to 400 guests in the largest room
- 207 bedrooms and suites
- Convenient location in the historic city and the town of County Durham, close to rail and bus links and 40 kilometers from Newcastle Airport
- Dedicated business centre with computer, fax services and access to a printer
- Free high-speed, wireless Internet access for all meeting delegates
- On-site car parking with 120 spaces
At Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham we offer great service and fantastic spaces that meet any requirement. Our food is innovative, inventive and created daily with your individual needs in mind.
The pre-event space is ideal for any function and also features a private bar. There is plenty of space to network between meetings and comfy furniture to relax or work from.
For those with extra time before or after meetings, Durham offers a host of attractions, shopping, bars and restaurants. The riverside location means that you can access the heart of the city centre on foot by crossing the river.
Radisson Blu is recognized by the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) for leadership and innovative best practices in sustainable meetings’ solutions.
You can also earn valuable rewards for booking your next meeting or event with Club CarlsonSM for Planners, our unique hotel rewards program exclusively for meeting and event planners.
AVAILABLE FUNCTION ROOMS
- Auger 1 & 2 - 270.10 m²
- Auger 1 - 135.05 m²
- Auger 2 - 135.05 m²
- Seam - 76 m²
- Kirve - 17.80 m²
- Kist 1/Kist 2 - 37 m²
- Kist 1 & 2 - 17.80 m²
- Drift 1/Drift 2 - 37 m²
- Drift 1 & Drift 2 - 17.80 m²
- Cavil 1/Cavil 2/Cavil 3 - 17.80 m²
- Cavil 1 & 2/Cavil 2 & 3 - 37 m²
- Cavil 1, 2 & 3 - 65.28 m²
Auger 1 & 2
For large events, choose the Auger 1 & 2, which accommodates up to 400 guests in reception style, or up to 250 guests for a sit-down dinner. A private bar, dock room and pre-event space make this suite especially well-suited for weddings, product launches, exhibition space and large conferences. Auger can be split into 2 sections, boty with a reception style capacity of 175 and banquet capacity of up to 70 guests.
Seam is a flexible space with a maximum capacity of 100 guests in reception style and 60 guests for a banquet. The space can be used for small weddings, meetings, dinners and social events.
Cavil, Kirst and Kirve rooms can be used for meetings, dinners and social celebrations such as baby showers or hen pamper parties. Cavil, 1, 2 & 3 can host 80 guests in reception style and up to 40 for a banquet. Cavil 1 & 2/Cavil 2 & 3 and Drift 1 & 2 can host 40 guests in reception style and up to 20 for a more intimate banquet. All the 7 spaces offer a range of set ups including cabaret, theatre and classroom styles that can be tailored for any event. They also come with a projector, screen and still or sparkling water.
We have it all covered for the perfect meeting or event.
DAY DELEGATE PACKAGES
All-inclusive Day Delegate Packages start from GBP 32Our Day Delegate Packages offer unbeatable value and make it stress-free to plan a conference or event with no extra costs.
ASSOCIATIONS, CHARITIES AND SPECIAL INTERESTS GROUPS
Flawless packages created for associations, institutions, charity events and special interest groups are offered with knowledge and key understanding.
We cater to the requirements of any sports group, from bedrooms to a sporting event.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham is trained in healthcare compliance and has a healthcare champion on site.
Book your training at Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham to enjoy the perfect learning environment. Choose from 11 modern training rooms, all spacious and with flexible layouts to suit your training concept.
BRAIN FOOD: BOOSTING PERFORMANCEBrain Food brainfood has been developed by chefs and nutritionists to increase attendees’ concentration and reduce fatigue by stabilizing and maintaining blood sugar levels. Our menu focuses on locally sourced produce, whole grains, fruits and vegetables, which are prepared with minimal processing and natural sweeteners, providing benefits for meeting organisers and delegates alike.
From a working lunch to a 4-course banquet menu, our executive chef and his team will create a menu that works for you. Our buffet menu offers a diverse range of hot and cold selections. Choose from options such as freshly cut sandwiches, soup, salad, Mediterranean vegetable parcels, salmon skewers, Cajun spiced chicken platters and honey glazed ham platters. We also offer evening buffet menus and a range of banqueting menus to suit any type of meeting or event. Special dietary requests can be accommodated.
Proms and Graduation Balls
We can provide a fun and memorable night for special school events. Our spaces can be decorated in countless themes and include a dance floor. Our events team can create an unforgettable affair for up to 250 guests.
Celebration of Life
Our private function rooms can accommodate small, intimate gatherings or larger, more formal affairs for up to 250 people with a private bar. Car parking is also available on site for up to 120 cars. We have a range of packages and prices available on request.
The best part – you don’t even need to do anything! A hotel loyalty programme first, carbon credits will be automatically purchased on behalf of all Club Carlson members, all at no cost to you.
All meeting and events emissions will be offset through the following:
- Wind Energy Projects in India – renewable energy projects reduce greenhouse gas emissions
- Kenya Tree Planting – one tree is planted for every ton of carbon offset
We now make it easier than ever for you to meet responsibly by doing the right things for our delegates and the environment.